Inside this week’s Longford Leader

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details of how a Chief Superintendent refused to meet with Town Councillors to discuss the ongoing drugs problem in Longford. There’s also a story on how gardai may seek to extradite convicted murder Patrick Rae back to Ireland in relation to outstanding charges.

In this week’s Longford Leader we have details of how a Chief Superintendent refused to meet with Town Councillors to discuss the ongoing drugs problem in Longford. There’s also a story on how gardai may seek to extradite convicted murder Patrick Rae back to Ireland in relation to outstanding charges.

Among the many stories inside the newspaper, we also have:

- Health minister comes under attack from a FG councillor

- Turfcutters’ successful Dail protest

- Backstage Theatre suffers a cut in its funding

- A young girl gets a dream chance to dance hip hop for Ireland

- Details of Ballinamuck’s new enhancement plan, which was unveiled recently.

- Previews the various parades happening across the county on St. Patrick’s weekend

- Details on the tragic road traffic accident that claimed the life of a young man

- Gangs strip a house bare of copper in Longford town

- The search continues for Patrick Heeran

- Granard garda steps down after three decades

- Details about the upcoming Longford Rose competition

- Photographs from the recent Student Enterprise awards and the Cashel 1961 team

- MBNA move closer to a deal for their credit card business at Carrick-on-Shannon

- New school for Gaelscoil Longphoirt, but Stonepark will have to wait

- Ballinamuck NS take part in a unique road safety campaign

- The Vintage in Moydow is sold

- All the local news from your area

- Cilloe Yew Tree players celebrate 25 years of drama in Killoe

- Current situation regarding hurling in County Longford as they play this weekend in the NHL

As well as that, we have all the sports action - Longford’s win over Sligo, Longford U21s defeat at the hands of Louth, Cnoc Mhuire reach All Ireland final, Longford rugby 1st XV finish off with a win and Longford Town go top with a win.

All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, March 14.

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